Why Are Millions of These Caterpillars So Hungry?

Monarch Caterpillars - The Every Animal Project

(By Laura Lee Cascada / Photos by Alysoun Mahoney) These caterpillars sure are hungry. And they’ve struck gold, munching their way through an all-you-can-eat milkweed buffet. But many others aren’t so lucky. On a beautiful plot of land in Virginia, these two were seen plumping themselves up, preparing to blossom into the striking orange-and-black butterflies […]